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Survey

Take part in a survey During lockdown, most of us have been using the Internet, if we haven't before. Now, Macquarie University in Australia want to know what people affected by cancer identify as important when accessing online resources provided by non-profit cancer...

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New Mandate from NHS

"Objectives for the NHS" The latest annual Dept Health Mandate is out,.... and in this unprecedented year for the service, what does it offer?  A way forward  out of the current crisis, or sensible plans for the future? Er....No.Its....Starting Objective No. 1 ...

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Army

Time to acknowledge Forces' contribution As they did during the last Foot and Mouth crisis, our Forces have quietly stepped in and got on with ensuring the current vaccination programme runs superbly.  When TV cameras pan around a vaccination centre, look carefully...

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Cancer vaccine

When will cancer have a vaccine? When Governments get scared, they act fast;  thanks to the massive amount of official resources thrown into developing an anti-covid vaccine, cancer prevention could possibly advance quicker now. The scientists who won the race to...

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Having the vaccine

If you have allergies - can you have an anti-Covid-19 vaccine? And what if you are a private patient? Having picked up numerous allergies, finding out if it's OK for me to have the vaccine has taken four months, and over 100 phone calls. Offered this vaccine in...

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Shuffling NHS cards – again

Watch out - more upheaval is coming to a hospital near you This time it's Integrated Care Systems The NHS says these are 'new partnerships between organisations that meet health and care needs. It's about giving people the support they need, joined up across local...

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Shuffling NHS cards – again

Watch out - more upheaval is coming to a hospital near you This time it's Integrated Care Systems The NHS says these are 'new partnerships between organisations that meet health and care needs. It's about giving people the support they need, joined up across local...

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Vaccine Programme

Covid vaccine programme rolling on At last, there is a cautious but optimistic air now the vaccine programme is rolling out successfully However, for those who may have genuine medical reasons to check the vaccine, the NHS can't be bothered For those who want facts...

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Time to be selfish!

NHS hasn't treated cancer patients very well We are wonderful! We stood back, accepted canceled appointments, and didn't made a fuss.  Now, it's payback time. Time to check up on appointments we've missed, chase up referrals and get back on our treatment track. Safety...

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NHS wasting our money

Here we go again NHS England is to overhaul the way MRI, CT and other diagnostic services are delivered  ‘They announce One stop shops to be set up away from hospitals, "so that patients can receive life-saving checks close to their homes". NHE envisage Centres set up...

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